Howard Park Wines received a grant worth $110,000 to set up a wine interpretative centre to cater for growing number of Chinese tourists.
Natalie Burch, operations manager at Howard Park Wines, said that the timidly named Wine Chapel would complement their cellar door operation to offer specialised... - September 02, 2013
Surfing film "Drift" is expected to be a major breakthrough for tourism in the Margaret River region. The film was shot in various locations across the region with scenes in Augusta, Nannup, Margaret River, Bunker Bay, Gracetown and Yallingup. - May 09, 2013
The Margaret River Guide App has hit 10,000 downloads becoming "The Smart Phone App" for the Margaret River and Geographe Regions of Western Australia.
This free app has put together in one place all the best of the region to help tourists plan the perfect vacation: photos, reviews, information... - May 05, 2013
Aside from its cheekiness, it states the obvious; being that Margaret River is Famous Down Under! Margaret River is now shared with the world via the web and smart phone apps, ensuring that everyone knows about this famous region and local businesses. - April 25, 2013
After stirring attention in the international wine and food arena last year, Margaret River Gourmet Escape has featured on the list of "Top 16 Events Happening Around The World In 2013" compiled by the Asia City Network.
Taking place from November 22nd to 24th, the second annual Margaret River... - April 19, 2013
The Melting Pot Glass Studio opened up their 3D Pop-Up Shop over the weekend, a temporary gallery space in their lobby, especially designed for 3D artists to showcase and sell their work.
Long established and well respected local potter, Myles Happ, is the first artist in the space till the end of May. - April 12, 2013
In Western Australia's south west wine producing region, Margaret River Farmers Market is fast becoming known as an oasis of local seafood and all kinds of fresh produce, meat, eggs and baked items. - April 08, 2013
Jodie Lane was recently nominated as one of the six WA finalists for the RIRDC Rural Women's Award.
Though Lane didn't win, she received a certificate in Perth and was encouraged to re-apply in the future.
The RIRDC Rural Women's Award is the most prestigious award for rural women in Australia. It... - March 21, 2013
With this year's vintage just around the corner, four budding locals have teamed up to leave the vineyard behind and join the Northern Margaret River Wineries team for the SurfAid Cup Margaret River on March 17th.
The Northies team, formed by the Burch Family Wines, will contend against seven other... - March 09, 2013
Saracen Estate did superbly at the recently held Winestate's Best of Western Australia Awards 2012, with its Sparkling Maree 2009, Methode Traditionnelle, claiming the "Top of Category" spot. - February 28, 2013
Newly crowned world champions Stephanie Gilmore and Joel Parkinson are set to headline an implausible line-up of the world's best surfing talent at the Margaret River Drug Aware Pro 2013. It is thought to be the first time that both the female and male ASP World Champions will compete at the world famous Surfers Point together. - February 28, 2013
The sport of equine polo is coming to Busselton Foreshore for the first time on Sat, April 27th 2013. Planned to be an annual event, the 3-a-side sport will be played at Barnard Park close to the renowned Busselton Jetty. - February 26, 2013
Public opinion is sought for the upgrading of the Margaret River Town Centre, ahead of comprehensive design workshops scheduled for early next month.
The Town Centre upgrade is planned together with the construction of the Perimeter Road, which aims to reduce traffic safety risks and improve the walkability,... - February 22, 2013
Following an incredibly successful launch in 2012, the annual Margaret River Gourmet Escape has announced the dates for 2013 with the popular wine and food event to be held from Friday, November 22nd to Sunday, November 24th.
This ultimate of gastronomic experiences will offer a program featuring the... - February 13, 2013
The first trailer of the new Australian surf film "Drift" has been released and can now be watched online. The film was shot last year at various locations along Western Australia's south west coastline, from Cape Leeuwin to Cape Naturaliste, Margaret River, Gracetown, Nannup and Augusta.
The... - December 28, 2012
Just one year after devastating bushfires, Margaret River was voted Australia's favourite spot by travellers for the second successive year.
The news article "Margaret River voted best Aussie town - Australian Traveller magazine" has full details on this story. It says, "Margaret River,... - December 13, 2012
The Augusta Margaret River Tourism Association has been awarded a print and online marketing campaign package worth $5,000 to promote the delightful Margaret River wine region of WA, as part of GWN7 Top Tourism Awards.
As the winner of the 2012 RAC Travel Services Business Planning and Marketing Award,... - October 10, 2012
Vasse Felix was named as one of the "Top 100" international wineries by leading US magazine, Wine & Spirits. - September 22, 2012
Taste and discover chocolate in unimaginable ways at the Margaret River Agricultural Show and Chocolate Festival due to take place from Friday October 19th to Saturday October 20th at the footy oval in Margaret River. Celebrating the region’s strong connection with the confectionary industry, the... - September 19, 2012
Bettenay’s Margaret River Nougat Co. won over three gold medals at the recently held Wrest Point Royal Hobart Fine Food Awards. - September 12, 2012
Tickets for the wine and food festival Margaret River Gourmet Escape will be on sale from August 16th onwards.
From Tetsuya Wakuda to Neil Perry and from Rene Redzepi to Heston Blumenthal, the event will bring together a fantastic mix of over 20 Australian and international wine and food personalities.
Pre-sale... - August 18, 2012
Hyatt Regency Perth is once again getting ready for another amazing week of prestigious events from August 17th to 25th, celebrating the art of good living with fabulous food and sublime wine.
The entertaining and enlightening Hyatt Regency Perth Cup on August 22nd will place Margaret River Cabernet... - August 17, 2012
A new restaurant/café/bar called Morries Anytime opened in Margaret River on Sunday, serving curious customers from 7.30 am to 10.00 pm.
Visitors enjoyed items such as coffee and muffins in addition to Morries’ authentic original cocktail list with rum boat float being the biggest hit. - July 11, 2012
Tourism Minister Kim Hames recently announced that UK celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal will headline the four-day premium wine and food event in the Margaret River wine region. - July 07, 2012
Brown Hill Estate has built its reputation as a premium small wine producer since its establishment in 1997. Based on the philosophy of quality rather than quantity, Brown Hill is one of the few wineries to grow its grapes without irrigation, producing smaller and more intensely flavoured grapes. - May 24, 2012
A testament to this quality and recognition of Fermoy Estate is that its 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon was the only West Australian wine served at the prestigious occasion of the wedding on Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Aussie girl Mary Donaldson in 2004. - March 30, 2012
The Margaret River Guide has launched its new Free phone app, the first** comprehensive and interactive app for Margaret River, to make visiting the region easier than ever before. Recognising that the majority of the site users are travelers, the Margaret River Guide team has taken their service directly to the region’s visitors through the first interactive phone app available for the Margaret River region, Western Australia available at http://margaretriverguide.com.au./phone-app - October 03, 2011